• Ephrata’s Hunter Lehman (50) returns a kick during Friday’s loss at home to Donegal. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Indians cruise past Ephrata in season finale

      If Ephrata is going to break its long losing streak, which is now three years strong, it will have to be next season or beyond. Friday night at home in the season finale vs. Donegal, the...

    • Posted November 11, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Dante Haines (10) fights off the Lancaster Catholic tackler during Friday’s season-ending Eagle victory. (Photo by Scott Krall)
    Eagles sink Catholic but miss playoffs

      It was a bittersweet Friday for the Cocalico Eagles. Cocalico closed out the regular football season with a convincing 35-7 win over Lancaster Catholic to set their final record at 5-5 overall and 4-3 in Section...

    • Posted November 11, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Jamie Zamrin (center) heads up one of the hills of the Parkview Course in Hershey during Saturday’s State Meet. Zamrin went on to finish 24th overall and earn a medal. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
    Zamrin’s late sprint gets her State medal

    The tendency at the State Cross Country Championships is to go out fast. And that’s exactly what Cocalico sophomore Jamie Zamrin did Saturday at the challenging Parkview Course in Hershey. However, unlike many who spend all their...

    • Posted November 11, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Zach Lefever, shown here during last week’s District Meet, missed States due to an emergency appendectomy. (Photo by Preston Whitcraft)
     Lefever misses out on States

    Ephrata’s Zach Lefever, the Mounts’ top hopeful for a State medal, missed the PIAA Cross Country Championships held this past Saturday at the Parkview Course in Hershey due to appendicitis. The talented junior, who won silver medals...

    • Posted November 11, 2015
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  • Cocalico fullback Hunter High breaks into the open on his way to an 11-yard touchdown run in the first quarter of Friday’s game vs. Solanco. (Photo by Stan Hall)
     Solanco flexes muscles, runs past Cocalico

      “That’s as good a display of option football that I’ve seen in awhile.” Those were the words of Cocalico Coach Dave Gingrich Friday night, and he wasn’t talking about his team. After watching unbeaten Solanco run...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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  • Cocalico sophomore Jamie Zamrin crests the final uphill stretch to claim fifth place in the District Three AAA girls’s race at Big Spring Saturday. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Zamrin zips to fifth-place finish

      Heading into Saturday’s District Three Meet, Jamie Zamrin had a leg up on some of the competition, having competed at the Big Spring Invitational earlier this year. That familiarity with the Big Spring course, which replaced...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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  • Ephrata’s Zach Lefever (right) runs comfortably in the final half-mile stretch of the District Three AAA boys’ race Saturday at Big Spring. Lefever completed his silver medal effort in a time of 15:52. (Photo by Mike Shull)
    Lefever earns District silver

      With the biggest race of the year (to date) in front of him, Zach Lefever wasn’t about to let a slight hip injury slow him down. The Ephrata junior ignored the pain Saturday at Big Spring...

    • Posted November 4, 2015
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  • In a tangle of feet and bodies, Ephrata’s Kay Liebl (left) is literally run over by Cedar Crest midfielder CeCe Fiorentino late in Friday’s District Three play-in game in Cornwall. (Photo by Mike Shull)
     Ephrata falls to Falcons in District play-in game

      Back on September 25, Ephrata suffered one of its worst losses of the season in a 4-1 setback at home at the hands of Cedar Crest. Friday night in Cornwall, those same teams lined up again,...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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  •  Kreider caps career at States

      There is something to be said for qualifying to play in a state high school tournament in any sport. When it’s an individual sport the wins and the losses come from one source. Yourself. On Monday...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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  • Cocalico’s Lexi Palm (10) controls the ball in front of teammate Lyndsay Engle (9) and an unidentified CV player Tuesday night in District Three first-round action in Witmer. (Photo by Denise Mitchell)
     Once again, CV edges Lady Eagles

      As was projected 10 days ago, a repeat of the Lancaster-Lebanon League girls’ soccer quarterfinal between Cocalico and Conestoga Valley did take place in Witmer on Tuesday night. The District Three power rankings set up the...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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